crinkleroot vs toothwort what difference

what is difference between crinkleroot and toothwort

English

Etymology

crinkle +‎ root

Noun

crinkleroot (plural crinkleroots)

  1. Cardamine diphylla, a spring woodland plant native to North America.


English

Wikispecies

Etymology

tooth +‎ wort.
From having an appearance similar to teeth.

Noun

toothwort (plural toothworts)

  1. Any of several species of flowering plants, of the genus Lathraea.
  2. Any of several species of plants in the former genus Dentaria (now considered part of the genus Cardamine).

Related terms

  • liverwort
  • lungwort (pulmonaria)
  • spleenwort (asplenium)
  • woundwort

See also

  • doctrine of signatures (Paracelsus); (toothwort being a treatment for teeth ailments)

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